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Dr. Jonathan Wilson

Assistant Professor of Psychology/Marriage and Family Therapy


Dr. Jonathan Wilson received a bachelor's degree in psychology from OBU in 2008. He earned a master's degree in human development and family science with an emphasis in marriage and family therapy from Oklahoma State University in 2010 and a Ph.D. in medical family therapy from East Carolina University in 2014. He has been a licensed marriage and family therapy associate since 2011 and a certified family life educator since 2013.


B.A., Oklahoma Baptist University
M.S., Oklahoma State University
Ph.D., East Carolina University

Courses Taught

PSYC 3763/AMIN3763: Basic Counseling Skills
PSYC 4723: Abnormal Psychology
PSYC 4783: Theories of Counseling
MFT 5133: Psychopathology
MFT 5233: Professional Issues, Ethics, and the Law
MFT 5413: Advanced Practice in MFT
MFT 5803: Practicum


Licensed Marital and Family Therapy Associate (LMFTA), North Carolina
Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE)
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT)
National Council on Family Relations (NCFR)
Collaborative Family Healthcare Association (CFHA)

Selected Publications

Wilson, J., Rappleyea, D. L., Hodgson, J. L., Hall, T. L., & White, M. B. (2014). Intimate Partner Violence Screening among Migrant/Seasonal Farmworker Women and Healthcare: A Policy Brief. Journal of Community Health, 39, 372-377. doi:10.1007/s10900-013-9772-z

Wilson, J., Rappleyea, D. L., & Brimhall, A. S. (2014). Intimate Partner Violence Screening & Migrant Farmworkers. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Milwaukee, WI.

Wilson, J., Gardner, B. C., Brosi, M. W., Topham, G. L., & Busby, D. M. (2013). Dyadic adult attachment style and aggression within romantic relationships. Journal of Couple & Relationship Therapy, 12, 186–205. doi:10.1080/15332691.2013.779185

Rappleyea, D. L., Wilson, J., & Taylor, A. (2012). Adult attachment and technology use in dating relationships. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Charlotte, NC.

Wilson, J., Gardner, B., Brosi, M., Topham, G., & Busby, D. (2011). Insecure dyadic adult attachment and relationship aggression.  Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Fort Worth, TX.